Missouri's black bass fishing season in most of southern Missouri runs from May 24, 2014 through Feb. 28, 2015.
Found in lowland lakes, artificial impoundments of all sizes, permanent pools of streams, and quiet backwaters of large rivers. Thrives in warm, moderately clear waters with little or no current.
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